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Re: Do not use Militec in your trans

Sachelle Babbar <sbabbar@iris.nyit.edu> wrote, after editing:

    I advise all Qlisters strongly to stay away from Militec in their
    autoboxes. I used it and it made my slushbox slip badly. I haven't taken
    it out, but I used another additive to keep it from slipping. Funny thing
    about Audi transmissions: you really don't know they're slipping 'till it's
    too late, or you do something and it starts working right again. It got to
    the point that it wouldn't shift into third because it was going so slow.
    Full throttle 2-3 took almost 6 seconds once. That's when I said enough. I
    put enough additives in with my Mobil 1 to make it shift nice and crisp.  It
    didn't have the slushbox quality.  With Militec, shifting is slow, too
    progressive, too soft to the point that you don't know if the shift was
    completed or not. Truly a snake oil in the worst sense.

As I understand it, Militec bonds to metallic surfaces to significantly reduce 
wear and friction.   Reduction in friction may not be desirable in certain parts
of an automatic transmission.  There is also the question in my mind whether 
this experiment has two variables changed at the same time, Militec and Mobil 1.
Would you mind clarifying this Steve?

2X 1988 90q